Media Advisory - Real estate executives to address market prospects amid challenging economic conditions, at CIBC World Markets conference
TORONTO, March 26 /CNW/ - CIBC (CM: TSX; NYSE) - CIBC World Markets will host its 13th Annual North American Real Estate Equities Conference on Wednesday, April 2, 2008, at The Fairmont Royal York hotel in Toronto. The conference will focus on the state of real estate property and capital markets, and the economic factors that have changed the landscape so dramatically since last summer. It will be attended by more than 400 executives from prominent publicly-traded real estate companies, as well as money managers, pension funds and private investors across North America. The conference will feature panel discussions and opportunities for questions from the floor. Agenda highlights include the following:- Economic Overview: presentation by Jeff Rubin, Chief Economist and Chief Strategist, CIBC World Markets - Property Markets - A Global View: with panelists Michael Cooper, Vice Chairman & CEO, Dundee REIT; Tom Farley, President & COO, Brookfield Properties Corporation; David Henry, Vice Chairman & CIO, Kimco Realty Corporation Thomas Hofstedter, President & CEO, H&R REIT; and Andrea Stephen, Executive Vice President, Investments, The Cadillac Fairview Corporation - Capital Markets Update: with panelists B. James Britton, President & CEO, Northern Property REIT; Rai Sahi, Chairman & CEO, Morguard Corporation; Simon Nyilassy, President & CEO, Calloway REIT; Dori J. Segal, President & CEO, First Capital Realty Inc.; and Edward Sonshine, President & CEO, RioCan REIT - Money Managers' Panel - "What Do You/Don't You Like?": featuring panelists George Armoyan, President & CEO, Clarke Inc.; Oscar Belaiche, Vice President & Portfolio Manager, Goodman & Company Investment Counsel, Dynamic Funds; Ira Gluskin, President & CIO, Gluskin Sheff + Associates Inc.; and Sandy McIntyre, Senior Vice President, Senior Portfolio Manager, Sentry Select Capital Corporation - Private Equity Update: with panelists Christopher Chee, Managing Director, The Blackstone Group L.P.; Richard Dansereau, President & COO, Cadim, a division of Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec; Katherine Lee, Managing Director, GE Real Estate; and Jon Love, Managing Partner, KingSett CapitalAttendance is by invitation only; media wishing to attend are required to register in advance by calling 416-980-4048. Go to http://conferences.cibcwm.com/RealEstate2008/ for full conference details. A live audiocast will be available from this link on the day of the event. CIBC World Markets is the wholesale and corporate banking arm of CIBC, providing a range of integrated credit and capital markets products, investment banking, and merchant banking to clients in key financial markets in North America and around the world. We provide innovative capital solutions and advisory expertise across a wide range of industries as well as top-ranked research for our corporate, government and institutional clients.
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For further information: Media contact: Tom Wallis, Communications & Public Affairs, CIBC at (416) 980-4048 or firstname.lastname@example.org